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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers find ephemeral messaging app Confide doesn't provide true end-to-end encryption   —  Confidential messenger service provides no authentication or integrity assurances.  —  A pair of damning advisories independently published Wednesday raise serious questions about the security assurances …
Mar 11, 2017, 4:50 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Yahoo says forged cookie hack affected 32M accounts, 26 of which were specifically targeted, and was linked to the state-sponsored attackers behind 2014 breach   —  Nation-sponsored attackers targeted 26 specific accounts.  —  Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said she'll forego her 2016 bonus …
Mar 2, 2017, 1:45 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Feb 27, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Cloudflare fixes bug active since September 2016 that leaked private user info, says search engine caches have now been cleared of sensitive information   —  Service used by 5.5 million websites may have leaked passwords and authentication tokens.  —  Cloudflare, a service that helps optimize …
Feb 23, 2017, 9:30 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Security researchers uncover new macOS malware Xagent, a modular backdoor from the Russian group APT28 that's been linked to last year's DNC hacks   —  Xagent for Macs steals passwords, grabs screenshots, and exfiltrates iPhone backups.  —  APT28, the Russian hacking group tied …
Feb 14, 2017, 7:45 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Google security engineer recounts how the company brought KrebsOnSecurity into Project Shield and defended the site against massive DDoS attacks   —  Behind the scenes defending KrebsOnSecurity against record-setting DDoS attacks.  —  OAKLAND, Calif.—In September, KrebsOnSecurity …
Feb 5, 2017, 11:45 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
LeakedSource, a site that sold access to a database of 3.1B+ compromised account passwords, taken offline after alleged police raid   —  LeakedSource garnered criticism for actively cracking the passwords it sold.  —  LeakedSource, a legally and ethically questionable website that sold access …
Jan 27, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
After failing to get 10K bitcoins for stolen NSA exploits, Shadow Brokers post farewell message, dump a cache of Windows hacking tools online   —  With 8 days before inauguration of Donald Trump, leak is sure to inflame US officials.  —  Shadow Brokers, the mysterious group …
Jan 13, 2017, 4:10 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
10K+ poorly secured MongoDB installations deleted by attackers demanding hefty ransoms   —  Poorly secured MongoDB installations deleted and held for ransom.  —  More than 10,000 website databases have been taken hostage in recent days by attackers who are demanding hefty ransoms for the data …
Jan 7, 2017, 5:40 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
FBI-DHS report fails to make a hard case that Russia tampered with US elections, likely because the agencies want to protect methods for detecting hacks   —  US issued JAR billed itself as an indictment that would prove Russian involvement.  —  Talk about disappointments.
Dec 31, 2016, 12:05 AMIn context

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